Records Fall Again during 13th Annual Run-A-Muck Mud Bog


Jamaica, VA – Just when you think that the current track records are as low as they can go they get broken again. Cooler than normal temperatures led to five new track records during the 13th Annual Run -A-Muck Mud Bog and Mud Sling presented by James River Equipment, Commonwealth Motorsports and Essex Concrete and in part by Aaron’s, Atkins Petroleum & Propane, After Hours Fabrication, Collision One, Gary’s Transmission, Middlesex Metals and Truckin Thunder. A great crowd was on hand to see some of the East Coast’s top mud boggers tackle the 200 foot pit.

67 different competitors took turns at the state of the art 200 foot pit for a total of 138 completed passes.

Winners in each class: Super Stock A – Casey Coates in Doin’ It Dirty; Super Stock B – Wayne Farmer in Dirty Money II; Modified A – Charlie Wood in Mudweiser; Modified B – Charlie Wood in Mudweiser; Pro Mod A – Denny Kerley in Soot; Pro Mod B – Denny Kerley in Snoot; Unlimited Bog – Denny Kerley – Snoot; Unlimited X Tractor – Nathan Leach in Can’t Hurt It; Obstacle X – Brian Vick in Pick Pocket; X Cuts – Travis Shoemaker in Highroller IV; and XX Paddles – Travis Shoemaker in Highroller IV. Travis Shoemaker in Highroller IV took the top Nitrous/Non-blower bonus in both the X Cut and XX Paddle classes. For complete results visit www.thepitatvms.com.

Two competitors took home $500 bonuses in the Atkins Propane King of the Hill Double Down Bonus for winning both classes in their divisions, Charlie Wood in Mudweiser won both the Mod A and Mod B divisions and Denny Kerley in Snoot won both the Pro Mod A and Pro Mod B divisions.

Five track records were broken during the day’s events with each scoring a $100 bonus in the Tadpole’s Break the Record Challenge presented by E&E Caulking. In the Super Stock B division Wayne Farmer in Dirty Money II set the new division track record with a 5.061 second pass; the previous record was set in May of this year. In the Mod A division Charlie Wood in Mudweiser broke a division track record that was set way back in 2010 with a 4.162 second pass, Wood also set a new division track record in the Mod B division with a 4.244 second pass, breaking the record that was set this past May. In the Pro Mod B division Denny Kerley in Snoot set a new division track record with a 3.899 second pass besting the previous record set in May of this year and in the Unlimited Bog divisions Kerley lowered his own record set in 2015 with a pass of 3.899 seconds.

Fans and competitors wanting photos of the day’s event’s can contact Al Goulder (for photographs) at (804) 586-2208 or visit his website at https://almo.photoreflect.com/. For videos of the event contact Sean Cook at (804) 398-3838.

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